The Differential Impact of Child Labour on Boys and Girls…

The Differential Impact of Child Labour on Boys and Girls…

ByShyreen Odala ChirwaMay 24, 20246 min read

Introduction Child labour is a pervasive issue in Africa, affecting millions of children across the continent.[1] While both boys and…

Why the Constitutional Court in South Africa plays a crucial…

Why the Constitutional Court in South Africa plays a crucial…

ByNicole KroppenstedtMay 17, 20248 min read

Jacob Zuma wants to be South Africa’s next President In 2023, Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s former President, registered his new…

Solving the Fertile Infertility of the ‘Golden Standard’ in the…

Solving the Fertile Infertility of the ‘Golden Standard’ in the…

ByNelson Otieno, Franziska AhleApr 19, 202412 min read

General abstract The theory of cross-fertilization harbours potential for prioritizing and guiding contemporary proposals on reforming the one-size-fits-all approach in…

Will Ghana’s Supreme Court toss Africa’s newest anti-gay law?

Will Ghana’s Supreme Court toss Africa’s newest anti-gay law?

In Ghana, identifying as LGBTIQ+ and engaging in certain related activities will soon be prohibited.[1] This is if Human Sexual…

The Legal Status of Indigenous Peoples within the East African…

The Legal Status of Indigenous Peoples within the East African…

ByMatundura NyambundeApr 5, 20246 min read

Indigenous peoples are found across almost all the Partner States of the East Africa Community (EAC) and are broadly categorised…

  • The Differential Impact of Child Labour on Boys and Girls in Africa
    Introduction Child labour is a pervasive issue in Africa, affecting millions of children across the continent.[1] While both boys and girls are subjected to the rigors of child labour, the impact on each gender can be markedly different due to societal norms, the types of work they are engaged in, and the additional vulnerabilities faced…
  • Why the Constitutional Court in South Africa plays a crucial role in the upcoming elections
    Jacob Zuma wants to be South Africa’s next President In 2023, Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s former President, registered his new political party uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK). The party is about to run in the next national elections in South Africa on 29th of May 2024 in direct competition with the ANC[1], which has been the…
  • Solving the Fertile Infertility of the ‘Golden Standard’ in the GDPR
    General abstract The theory of cross-fertilization harbours potential for prioritizing and guiding contemporary proposals on reforming the one-size-fits-all approach in GDPR-styled data protection law and practice in Africa. Introduction The comparative approach to compliance is inevitable with increased region-specific approaches to data protection worldwide. The goal of comparative data protection law should not be uniformity…
  • Our development is inextricably linked to the past and next generation
    1. Introduction Natural resources, including minerals, belong to our common heritage, entrusted to present and future generations to support their respective needs.[1] In this respect, mineral resources have the potential to enhance the right to development,[2] a fundamental human right enshrined in the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Charter) and in the…
  • The Legal Analysis of Community Rights in Environment Decision-Making in the Federal Republic of Somalia
    Introduction People often feel hopeless and powerless to protect the environment, themselves, their families and their individual rights. However, through the creative use of the law, a number of notable successes for the environment and people have been recorded in many countries.[1] Environmental decision-making in Somalia stands at the intersection of legal, social, and environmental considerations, with…
  • Global Crises and the Reassessment of the World’s Ethical Foundation: Lessons from African Communitarianism  
    Introduction Global crises have one common feature – they are not innocuous. Covid-19, climate change, and poverty all have harmful features and are not benign occurrences. Nevertheless, they may produce learning moments, such as providing an opportunity for a moral reassessment of norms, laws, and practices in human society. Covid-19 is a case in point:…